Metabolic Syndrome

Clinical Trial Finder

Many patients with metabolic syndrome are interested in participating in the latest research regarding their condition. This Clinical Trial Finder can help you—or a loved one—easily find ongoing cardiovascular clinical research trials for which you might qualify. This list is a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health called, a database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies.

Simply click on the trial below that interests you to learn how you might participate.

Division-less Gastric Bypass, Step to Decrease Cost and Early Nightmare of Bariateric Surgery

Condition:   Morbid Obesity
Interventions:   Procedure: division-less gastric bypass;   Procedure: mini-gastric bypass
Sponsor:   Minia University
Not yet recruiting - verified August 2016

Identification of Epigenetic Markers Common to Obesity and Alzheimer's Disease in Women

Conditions:   Obesity;   Alzheimer's Disease
Intervention:   Procedure: Blood sample
Sponsor:   Central Hospital, Nancy, France
Not yet recruiting - verified August 2016

Effect of Whole Body Electromyostimulation and/or Protein Supplementation on Sarcopenic Obesity in 70+

Condition:   Sarcopenic Obesity
Interventions:   Other: Whole body Electromyostimulation (exercise);   Dietary Supplement: Protein
Sponsors:   University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School;   University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Institute of Medical Physics;   University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Institute of Biomedicine of Aging
Active, not recruiting - verified August 2016

Barley Bread and Metabolic Disease

Condition:   Metabolic Syndrome
Interventions:   Other: Barley bread;   Other: Wheat bread
Sponsor:   University of Copenhagen
Completed - verified August 2016

The Effectiveness of Dry Needling and Classic Physiotherapy Programs in The Patients Suffering From Chronic Low Back Pain Caused by Lumbar Disc Hernia

Conditions:   Metabolic Syndrome;   Physical Activity;   Quality of Life
Interventions:   Other: Dry Needling Application;   Other: Classic Physiotherapy Program
Sponsor:   Eastern Mediterranean University
Completed - verified July 2016

Garcinia Mangostana Extracts in the Management of Weight Loss

Condition:   Severe Obesity
Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Garcinia mangostana;   Behavioral: Control group
Sponsor:   University of Roma La Sapienza
Completed - verified June 2016

Coronary Flow Reserve to Assess Cardiovascular Inflammation (CIRT-CFR)

Conditions:   Coronary Heart Disease;   Metabolic Syndrome;   Diabetes Mellitus
Interventions:   Radiation: PET scan;   Radiation: Echocardiogram
Sponsors:   Brigham and Women's Hospital;   Ottawa Heart Institute Research Corporation;   University of Alabama at Birmingham
Recruiting - verified August 2016

A Short Term Evaluation of a Structured Weight Loss Plan in Overweight and Obese Adults

Condition:   Metabolic Syndrome
Interventions:   Other: "Grab-and-Go" meal plan;   Other: "Jump-Start" meal plan
Sponsors:   University of Missouri-Columbia;   Robert C. Atkins Foundation
Active, not recruiting - verified August 2016

Meta-analyses of Impotrant Food Sources of Sugars and Incident Cardiometabolic Diseases

Conditions:   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;   Metabolic Syndrome X;   Hypertension;   Cardiovascular Diseases;   Stroke;   Gout
Intervention:   Other: Fructose-containing Sugars
Sponsors:   University of Toronto;   Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR);   The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation;   Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA)
Active, not recruiting - verified May 2016

Effect of D-allulose in Addition to Oral Sucrose Load

Condition:   Blood Glucose
Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: D-allulose;   Dietary Supplement: sucrose;   Other: Placebo
Sponsor:   University of Florida
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Hyperglycemia and Mitochondrial Function in The Endothelium of Humans

Conditions:   Diabetes;   Hyperglycemia
Intervention:   Other: 75 g glucose solution
Sponsor:   Medical College of Wisconsin
Not yet recruiting - verified August 2016

Investigation of Metabolic Risk in Korean Adults

Condition:   Cardiovascular Disease
Sponsor:   Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Cold Induced Changes in White Adipose

Conditions:   Obese;   Normal Body Weight;   Prediabetes;   Metabolic Syndrome
Interventions:   Procedure: Fat biopsy;   Drug: Propranolol and fat biopsy;   Other: heavy water and fat biopsy
Sponsors:   University of Kentucky;   National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes in the Study

Conditions:   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2;   Metabolic Syndrome X
Sponsors:   Fundación Pública Andaluza para la Investigación de Málaga en Biomedicina y Salud;   Instituto de Salud Carlos III;   Spanish Biomedical Research Centre in Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Disorders
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Study of the Reversibility of Glucose Intolerance Caused by Chronic Aspartame Consumption

Condition:   Glucose Metabolism Disorder
Intervention:   Other: Diet soda containing aspartame only
Sponsor:   Rockefeller University
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Mitochondrial-related Platelet Transcript Expression Levels in Pre-diabetic Subjects Randomized to Metformin or Placebo

Condition:   Prediabetes
Interventions:   Drug: Metformin;   Drug: Placebo
Sponsor:   University of Utah
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Natural History and Biology of Long-Term Late Effects Following Hematopoietic Cell Transplant for Childhood Hematologic Malignancies

Conditions:   Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Lymphoma;   Myelodysplasia;   Acute Myelogenous Leukemia;   Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia;   Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Sponsors:   Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research;   Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium;   National Marrow Donor Program
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Effects of IL-1 Beta on the HPA-axis in Obese Persons

Conditions:   Metabolic Syndrome;   Hypersecretion; Cortisol
Intervention:   Drug: Anakinra
Sponsor:   University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Completed - verified August 2016

Basic Research Study to Examine the Relation Between Muscle Insulin Resistance and Lipid Production in the Liver.

Condition:   Insulin Resistance
Intervention:   Other: Exercise Training
Sponsors:   Yale University;   Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Blood Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) Rifaximin Study

Conditions:   Obese;   Insulin Resistance;   Metabolic Syndrome
Interventions:   Drug: Rifaximin SSD;   Other: Placebo
Sponsors:   Philip Kern;   National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Canola Oil, Fibre and DHA Enhanced Clinical Trial

Condition:   Metabolic Syndrome
Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Butter, sunflower and safflower oil;   Dietary Supplement: High Oleic Canola Oil and DHA (HOCO-DHA);   Dietary Supplement: Barley beta-glucan;   Dietary Supplement: HOCO-DHA and Barley beta-glucan
Sponsors:   University of Manitoba;   Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR);   Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Completed - verified August 2016

Endogenous Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System and Glucose Metabolism

Condition:   Metabolic Syndrome
Intervention:   Other: glucose and insulin testing
Sponsor:   Vanderbilt University
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Canola Oil Multi-Centre Intervention Trial II

Conditions:   Cardiovascular Disease;   Diabetes;   Metabolic Syndrome
Interventions:   Other: Regular Canola Oil;   Other: High Oleic Canola Oil;   Other: Western Type Diet - Common Dietary Oils
Sponsors:   University of Manitoba;   Penn State University;   University of Toronto;   Laval University;   St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre;   University at Buffalo;   Canola Council of Canada;   Dow AgroSciences;   Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Nutritional and Metabolic Correlates of Ovarian Morphology in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Conditions:   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS);   Menstrual Irregularity
Sponsors:   Cornell University;   University of Rochester
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Ultrasound Characterization of Ovarian Follicle Dynamics in Women With Amenorrhea

Conditions:   Oligomenorrhea;   Amenorrhea;   Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
Sponsor:   Cornell University
Recruiting - verified August 2016

Monitoring and Management for Metabolic Side Effects of Antipsychotics

Conditions:   Mental Health;   Psychotic Disorders
Intervention:   Other: Evidence-Based Quality Improvement Plus Facilitation
Sponsor:   VA Office of Research and Development
Active, not recruiting - verified August 2016

Evaluation of Pulse Fibre Supplementation on Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome

Condition:   Obesity
Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Pulse fibre;   Dietary Supplement: Control
Sponsors:   University of Calgary;   Alberta Innovates Health Solutions;   Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions;   Alberta Pulse Growers
Active, not recruiting - verified August 2016

16 Year Follow-up of the Erlangen Fitness and Prevention Study.

Conditions:   Osteoporosis;   Osteopenia;   Early Postmenopause
Intervention:   Procedure: physical exercise
Sponsors:   University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Medical School;   Behinderten- und Versehrten-Sportverband Bayern e.V.;   Netzwerk Knochengesundheit e.V.
Active, not recruiting - verified August 2016

Effects of Fish Oils on Inflammation and Insulin Resistance

Conditions:   Metabolic Syndrome;   Insulin Resistance
Interventions:   Drug: omega-3 fatty acid;   Drug: placebo
Sponsors:   Philip Kern;   GlaxoSmithKline;   National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Active, not recruiting - verified August 2016

The Fenofibrate and Metformin for Atherogenic Dyslipidemia (FAMA) Study

Condition:   Metabolic Syndrome x
Interventions:   Drug: Study drugs: Metformin and fenofibrate;   Drug: Study Drug: Metformin;   Drug: Study Drug: fenofibrate;   Drug: Metformin and Fenofibrate placebo
Sponsors:   University of Pennsylvania;   Abbott
Completed - verified August 2016